2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Gambling

Have you ever tried to cut down or control your gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,053 190 19.1 16.1-22.5 863 80.9 77.5-83.9
-Piedmont NC 530 78 16.7 12.7-21.7 452 83.3 78.3-87.3
GENDER
Male 290 39 15.2 10.0-22.6 251 84.8 77.4-90.0
Female 240 39 18.5 12.8-25.9 201 81.5 74.1-87.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 365 35 9.4 6.6-13.3 330 90.6 86.7-93.4
Non-Hispanic Black 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 117 15 10.5 6.0-17.7 102 89.5 82.3-94.0
55-64 116 24 19.8 12.9-29.2 92 80.2 70.8-87.1
65-74 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 124 33 26.8 18.7-36.8 91 73.2 63.2-81.3
Some Post-H.S. 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 228 18 7.0 4.1-11.5 210 93.0 88.5-95.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 391 60 16.5 12.2-22.0 331 83.5 78.0-87.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 462 74 18.0 13.5-23.4 388 82.0 76.6-86.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 353 53 14.9 10.9-20.1 300 85.1 79.9-89.1
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 204 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 308 29 8.5 5.7-12.5 279 91.5 87.5-94.3
HOUSING
Own 365 39 13.2 8.8-19.4 326 86.8 80.6-91.2
Rent 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 268 43 18.2 12.7-25.4 225 81.8 74.6-87.3
Regional City or Suburban County 143 18 11.9 7.1-19.3 125 88.1 80.7-92.9
Rural 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 241 42 18.4 12.3-26.6 199 81.6 73.4-87.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 265 33 16.2 10.9-23.4 232 83.8 76.6-89.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 172 22 14.7 9.4-22.2 150 85.3 77.8-90.6
2nd Quartile 210 36 20.9 13.8-30.4 174 79.1 69.6-86.2
3rd Quartile 132 18 12.1 7.0-20.2 114 87.9 79.8-93.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents who reported they gambled or played any games for money.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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